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665. Debates in the Digital Humanities

Friday, 8 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 615, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Alexander Reid, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

1. "Whose Revolution? Toward a More Equitable Digital Humanities," Matthew K. Gold, New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York

Matthew K. Gold's Annotation:
Many thanks to all of the panelists for a great session. Lee Skallerup captured the twitter backchannel of the session here:

My own presentation may be found here: . I welcome comments and additional thoughts.

Finally, those interested in the just-published book which helped galvanize this session can find it here:

2. "Hacktivism and the Humanities: Programming Protest in the Era of the Digital University," Elizabeth Mathews Losh, Univ. of California, San Diego

3. "Twenty-First-Century Literacy: Searching the Story of Billy the Kid," Jeff Rice, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia

4. "Why the Digital Humanities Needs Theory," Jentery Sayers, Univ. of Victoria

For abstracts and discussion, visit


  • General Literature – Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and Theory)

  • The Profession – General

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